Today is technically the opening of General Convention, but lots has been happening the last few days, and your ECMN Deputation has been BUSY! Here are just a few updates. By: Father James N. Wilson II Above you'll see a photo taken July 4th with Bishop Griselda of Cuba after Rena and I testified at the... Continue Reading →
By: Minnie Steele As I awaited the boarding of my Delta flight to Austin, Texas, my attention was drawn to a fellow passenger repeating a phrase over and over again. I heard the words, ‘my name is——— from South Bend, Indiana and our bishop, Rt. Rev. Doug Sparks....we are on our way to . .... Continue Reading →
This is my first Blog post ever, but I am experienced with General Conventions. Our adventure has begun. Some of us met at the Airport (MSP) and flew together. Some of us flew in earlier and some of us later. Since this is the first convention for most of our deputation, I thought I would... Continue Reading →
The ECMN Deputies are making their way to Austin! Starting tomorrow at 4:30pm, check out Inside General Convention for some great video re-caps of what's happening each day. As we were thinking about and preparing for what's to come over these next few days, this song comes to mind. (please replace bill with resolution,... Continue Reading →
By: Devon Anderson Devon has served as a deputy to General Convention from ECMN since 2006. As she prepares for General Convention next week, here are a few of the things that are on her mind. Q: What are you bringing from ECMN to General Convention? A: I am so excited to be once again... Continue Reading →
Thanks to Karin Hamilton at the Episcopal Church in Connecticut for developing this great graphic that can help all of us understand how decisions get made at General Convention! Developed by Karin Hamilton, with thanks to Betsy Parker for her formatting and design and to many for reviewing earlier drafts and providing feedback, among... Continue Reading →
By: Sally Johnson Sally Johnson is a deputy representing ECMN. As we prepare for General Convention, she answered some questions to give a foundational understanding of what happens at General Convention, and why it matters to ECMN. Q: What is the purpose of General Convention? A: It has been a thrill for me to participate... Continue Reading →
Rena Turnham, a Deacon at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, is looking forward to bringing her lens as a Deacon to the work of the Church at General Convention. Learn more about what's she's looking forward to learning and bringing home below! General Convention - Rena Turnham from Episcopal Church in Minnesota on Vimeo.